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1890 Communities Near Cropwell ...

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

We largely built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. Over time, we will continue to add communities that we find during on-going research.

If it applies, we indicate whether a community no longer exists and is now historic.<1>


The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Cropwell had a population of 126 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

Alpine   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km]<2> to the South (S) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 121 people
 - Alpine had a post office and railroad service
 
Branchville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 65 people (with 825 people in 2000)
 - Branchville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Brompton   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) from Cropwell
 - Brompton had a post office and railroad service
 
Bruner   (Calhoun County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Bruner was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cropwell
 - Bruner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Coal City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) from Cropwell
 - Coal City had a post office and railroad service
 
Cook's Springs   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cropwell
 - Cook's Springs had a post office and railroad service
 
East Bend   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Cropwell
 - East Bend had a post office and no railroad service
 
Eastaboga   (Calhoun County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 49 people
 - Eastaboga had a post office and railroad service
 
Eden   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 70 people
 - Eden had a post office and railroad service
 
Eureka   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 20 people
 - Eureka had a post office and no railroad service
 
Fairview   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 86 people
 - Fairview had a post office and railroad service
 
Lincoln   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East Northeast (ENE) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 175 people (with 6,524 people in 2015)
 - Lincoln had a post office and railroad service
 
Lowery   (Blount County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cropwell
 - Lowery had a post office and no railroad service
 
Moody   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Cropwell
 - Moody had a post office and no railroad service
 
Nottingham   (Talladega County) - Historic       [Map]  
 - While Nottingham was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 146 people
 - Nottingham had a post office and no railroad service
 
Odenville   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 85 people (with 3,695 people in 2015)
 - Odenville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Pell City   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Cropwell
 - Pell City had a post office and railroad service
 
Ragland   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 513 people (with 1,682 people in 2015)
 - Ragland had a post office and railroad service
 
Renfroe   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 202 people
 - Renfroe had a post office and railroad service
 
Riverside   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cropwell
 - Riverside had a post office and railroad service
 
Seddon   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 377 people
 - Seddon had a post office and railroad service
 
Stemley   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cropwell
 - Stemley had a post office and railroad service
 
Sterrett   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cropwell
 - Sterrett had a post office and railroad service
 
Talladega   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 2,063 people (with 15,709 people in 2015)
 - Talladega had a post office and railroad service
 
Turner   (Talladega County)       [Map]  
 - Located 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) from Cropwell
 - Turner had a post office and no railroad service
 
Vincent   (Shelby County)       [Map]  
 - Located 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Cropwell
 - Vincent had a post office and railroad service
 
Wolf Creek   (Saint Clair County)       [Map]  
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Cropwell
 - 1895 population of 62 people
 - Wolf Creek had a post office and no railroad service

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The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Cropwell, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Cropwell. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cropwell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cropwell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cropwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cropwell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5525, Longitude: -86.2688     [Map].

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